PM Modi expressed gratitude
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded India’s ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaign and congratulated those who are making India’s vaccination campaign a success. Responding to a tweet by Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Prime Minister wrote, “This is just one example of the monumental effort made by each stakeholder to ensure vaccination to our fellow citizens. Congratulations to everyone who made India’s vaccination campaign.
Earlier today, Mansukh Mandaviya in a tweet shared a video that depicts the hard work of health care workers who travel to risky areas to get people vaccinated. Mandaviya tweeted, ‘The world’s largest and fastest vaccination campaign is progressing successfully today due to the hard work of these health workers. His contribution in securing the country will always be remembered.’Union Health Minister Mandaviya earlier today interacted with Principal Secretaries and Mission Directors (National Health Mission) of all major states and reviewed the progress of COVID-19 vaccination there. .
This is just one example of the monumental effort put in by every stakeholder to ensure our fellow citizens get vaccinated.
Kudos to each and every person who is making India’s vaccination drive a success. https://t.co/5L4yh0JNoR
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 9, 2021
These states took part in the meeting
According to the Union Health Ministry’s press release, during the meeting, Mandaviya underlined that the immediate milestone in India’s COVID-19 vaccination journey is to complete the administration of 100 crore doses. India has given 94 crore vaccine doses so far. The states of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal participated in the meeting.
At the same time, 19,740 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the country in the last 24 hours. So far, the total number of COVID infected in the country has increased to more than 3 crore 39 lakhs. In the last 24 hours, a total of 248 infected people have also died due to COVID. So far, more than 4 lakh 50 thousand people have died due to COVID in the country. Active cases are also decreasing rapidly, which is a matter of relief. During the last 24 hours, there were more cured patients than new cases. A total of 2,36,643 active cases were registered in the country, which is the lowest in the last 206 days.
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